On Monday 28 September 2020, the Northern Rowing Council announced that it felt unable
to continue with the two remaining Long Distance Sculling series competitions for
2020. . They were to have been a combined LDS/SBH at Tyne on 10 October and South
Hylton on 24 October. They were cancelled. The other four competitions in the series
had progressively dropped out in previous weeks.
Queries about all aspects of the LDS series including entries and results should
go to Dan Lockey at email@example.com. Any questions specifically to do with how
this page works (or not) should be directed to Colin Percy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This page updated 08-08-21
The Northern Rowing Council, with the help of host clubs, runs the Long Distance
Sculling (LDS) series every autumn. Usually we aim to have six competitions over
six consecutive weekends.
The LDS series is for sculling boats only - in a normal year singles, doubles, quads
and, at some locations octuplets too. They are open to all age groups and categories.
In 2019 all ran except Durham, which was cancelled. 2020 saw o events in the series
due to Covid.
Usually there are associated but independent Small Boats Head (SBH) competitions
with sculling and sweep in the afternoon on four of the six days. For information
showing how the series normally runs, the results and a full report of the 2019 series
and its individual competitions are here.
For the record the 2020 programme was to have been: